Deputies: Missing DeBary girl found safe; man arrested on child custody charge

DeBARY, Fla. — A missing 15-year-old DeBary girl safely returned home Monday afternoon, the Volusia Sheriff’s Office said.

Charleigh Huffman had last been seen at 4:15 a.m. Monday at her home.

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Detectives said earlier Monday that she might be with Hilario Maldonado, 29, a convicted felon who could be armed.

UPDATE #2: Missing DeBary teen Charleigh Huffman returned home late this afternoon. She is safe. Thanks for being on...

Posted by Volusia Sheriff's Office on Monday, November 2, 2020

They said they arrested Maldonado on Monday afternoon at his DeLand home on charges of interfering with child custody.

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